Percentage of women who are aware of their HIV diagnosis during pregnancy, birth and puerperium.


  1. numerator: the sum of categories a, b and c indicated below:
    1. pregnant women who have had an HIV test and receive the result during an antenatal check-up;
    2. pregnant women with unknown HIV-serological status who attended health-care facilities during labour and delivery, were screened for HIV and received the result; and
    3. women with unknown HIV status who received peurperal care within 72 hours of birth, were screened for HIV and received the result; and
  2. denominator: estimated number of pregnant women in the last 12 months.



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Priority Measures

D.37 - Universal access to quality sexual and reproductive health services

Guarantee universal access to good-quality sexual health and reproductive health services, bearing in mind the specific needs of men and women, adolescents and young people, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, older persons and persons with disabilities, with special attention to vulnerable persons, persons living in rural and remote areas and to the promotion of citizen participation in the follow-up to commitments.

D.40 - Eliminate causes of maternal morbidity and mortality

Eliminate preventable cases of maternal morbidity and mortality, including, within the set of integrated benefits of sexual health and reproductive health services, measures for preventing and avoiding unsafe abortion, including sexual health and reproductive health education, access to modern and effective contraceptive methods, counselling and comprehensive care in cases of unwanted and unaccepted pregnancy, as well as comprehensive post-abortion care, where necessary, on the basis of a risk- and harm-reduction strategy.

D.42 - Safe and quality abortion services in legal or decriminalized abortion settings

Ensure, in those cases where abortion is legal or decriminalized under the relevant national legislation, the availability of safe, good-quality abortion services for women with unwanted and unaccepted pregnancies, and urge all other States to consider amending their laws, regulations, strategies and public policies relating to the voluntary termination of pregnancy in order to protect the lives and health of women and adolescent girls, improve their quality of life, and reduce the number of abortions.

D.43 - Comprehensive health care in the reproductive process for all women

Ensure that all women have effective access to comprehensive health care during the reproductive process and specifically to skilled, institutional, compassionate obstetric care and to the best possible maternal health services during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium, as well as to services that include the termination of pregnancy in those cases where the law provides for such services, and guarantee universal access to assisted fertility treatments.

D.45 - Detection of pregnancy disorders

Formulate plans for strengthening mechanisms for detecting problems during pregnancy, including at the preconception stage, improve the quality of antenatal care to include an intercultural perspective, guarantee the provision of a safe supply of blood for care during pregnancy, childbirth and the post-partum and puerperium period, and enhance compassionate care during delivery and birth and comprehensive perinatal care, bearing in mind the needs of women, boys, girls and families.
D. Sexual and reproductive health